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To Compare the Efficacy and Safey of Vildagliptin Compared to Voglibose in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Novartis Identifier:
First received: August 23, 2006
Last updated: June 27, 2007
Last verified: June 2007
This study is designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of vildagliptin compared to voglibose in patients with type 2 diabetes. Please note this study is not being conducted in the United States.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: Vildagliptin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Active-Controlled Study to Compare the Effects of 12 Weeks Treatment With Vildagliptin 50 mg Bid to Voglibose 0.2 mg Tid in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c after 12 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in FPG after 12 weeks
  • Change in Fasting Lipids after 12 weeks
  • Change in HOMA-IR after 12 weeks
  • Change in HOMA-B after 12 weeks
  • Safety Profile after 12 weeks treatment

Estimated Enrollment: 370
Study Start Date: August 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis as Type 2 Diabetes
  • Patients who have been placed on dietary therapy/exercise therapy, without achievement of glycemic control
  • Outpatients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetes that is a result of pancreatic injury, or secondary forms of diabetes
  • Significant heart diseases
  • Significant diabetic complications

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00368134

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Tokyo, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information Identifier: NCT00368134     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A1301
Study First Received: August 23, 2006
Last Updated: June 27, 2007

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Type 2 Diabetes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors processed this record on September 21, 2017